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Kato's Ninja Warrior

April 6 - 8pm - Bresnan Arena




KATO NINJA WARRIOR hits Minnesota State University, Mankato 


MANKATO, Minn. – . See Kato’s finest run, jump, and climb through  the obstacle course at 8pm in Taylor Center on the Minnesota State Campus. The Student Events Team will be putting on their first Kato Ninja Warrior. The show will be held April 6, 2017 starting from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. This show is free for students, staff, and the public. The Student Events Team encourage students and families to arrive early for prime seating. 

Just like the TV show, American Ninja Warrior, we will be having obstacles that will test contestants’ physical ability. Some of the obstacles will include the warped wall, wipeout, inflatables obstacle course, and the salmon ladder. The wall is over 12 ft. and contestants must run up the wall to get to the top.  

Time trails will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Both will be located in Bresnan Arena. Beginning at 5:30pm, contestants will start their trial through the course. At 7:30pm, we will be taking the top 15 from the time trials who will move on to compete for the title of Kato Ninja Warrior. Pre-registration is encouraged at 

"I am excited to see the participates go through each and every obstacle as well as Kato Ninja Warrior come to life Kato Style." said Saijal Bharkta, Student Events Team, Stomper Cinema Chairman. 

 To participate in the event, registration for students is free and $10 for public. Register at or register the day of.  

"I can't wait for to have an event that has never been attempted before! It has always been a dream of mine!”, said Dustin Slaughter, Student Events Team Special Events Chairman. 

There will be food and drink at the event. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. The doors will be opened during the time trials for students and public to watch. 

The Student Events Team is a student-led organization that produces fun, interactive, educational events where students make lifelong memories and celebrate their Maverick pride. 

The Student Events Team’s corporate sponsor this year is Live Active Apartments. 

For more information on this event contact Student Events Team Events Committee’s Special Events Chair, Dustin Slaughter, by email at or by phone at 507-380-6076

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